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California Independents Can Vote in Democrats’ 2020 Primary

SACRAMENTO — California's more than 5.6 million independent voters will be allowed to vote in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, but not in the Republican contest, Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced Monday. The two parties have used a similar ...

California Tribe Regains Island It Calls Center of Universe

Indian Island off the coast of Northern California was the site of a massacre, a place that was contaminated by a shipyard and flush with invasive species. It's also the spiritual and physical center of the universe for the small Wiyot Tribe, and it will be...
Photo of residents throwing potatoes at military vehicles

Residents of Northeast Syria City Pelt Departing US Troops

AKCAKALE, Turkey — Angry over the U.S. withdrawal, residents of a Kurdish-dominated Syrian city hurled potatoes at departing American military vehicles as they drove by on Monday. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said U.S. troops will stay in eastern Syria to prot...

‘Virtual Restaurants’ Rise from Online Ordering Boom

NEW YORK — Frato's Pizza looks like a typical family restaurant, with its black-and-white checkered floor and red chairs. But in the kitchen, the cooks are whipping up dishes for four other restaurants at the same time. There is, of course, the gourmet pizz...
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